Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual vs Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52HP

Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual

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7 reasons for

Fiat 125p Sedan, model available from 1967 to 1983.
It has 1.5 70HP petrol engine produced from 1967 to 1983.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

4 reasons for

Nissan Cherry II Coupe, model available from 1978 to 1983.
It has 1.2 52HP petrol engine produced from 1978 to 1981.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52HP

7 reasons for Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70KM manual in comparison to Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

70 > 52 hp
The Fiat 125p has by 35 % more horsepower than Nissan. The Fiat will be distinctly quicker speed up thanks to grater amout of horses under its hoot. Also overtaking other vehicles while moving along the road should be a piece of cake for a vehicle equipped with more powerful motor.


1,630 > 1,623 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Fiat 125p Sedan is 7 mm wider in comparison to the Nissan Cherry II Coupe. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.


2,496 > 2,404 mm
Fiat has 92 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Nissan Cherry II. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.


4,226 > 3,891 mm
The Fiat 125p is 335 mm longer in relation to the Nissan Cherry II Coupe. The length of the car is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Fiat 125p preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Fiat 125p will be better driven ,however, the Nissan Cherry II Coupe will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length .

Number of doors

4 > 3
The three-door model of Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52HP is easy to put in cargo into a trunk, whereas 4-door Fiat offers easier getting into the car, reduced cabin noise at the expense of smaller boot lid.


1,440 > 1,321 mm
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Fiat 125p Sedan, which is by 9 % higher than the Nissan, is better option for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.

Front overhang

670 > 708 mm


4 reasons for Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52KM in comparison to Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual

Reasons for

Rear track

1,345 > 1,272 mm

Model release date

1978 > 1967
Production of the older vehicle commenced 11 years prior to its rival and for this reason it seems to be right to assume that this vehicle features significantly less advanced solutions applied.

Front track

1,376 > 1,300 mm

Rear overhang

785 > 1,052 mm

Cars specifications

Fiat 125p Sedan 1.5 70HP manual Nissan Cherry II Coupe 1.2 52HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 1967 1978
    Facelifting no no
    Class C C
    Payload 1,370 kg -
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